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What's Behind Rising Prices at the Pump? Motorists are aware of how much they pay for gas, but few know the reasons behind the soaring prices.

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Energy Policy
 Dominion Considers Its Pipeline Proposal Better Than Group's (The Washington Post, 3/17/05)
 Utilities Win Forum Against Enron (The Washington Post, 3/13/05)
 Report Assesses Risks of Attack on Tankers (The Washington Post, 12/22/04)

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The New World of Electricity: Deregulating utility monopolies so far has created more problems than benefits, raising fears that other states could suffer California-style energy trouble.
Crisis in California
Little Local Competition
Timeline: California Energy Costs
Graphic: Power by Hour
Graphic: California's Power Grid

Bottlenecks on the Grid: The new market-driven electric-power system is straining an aging transmission grid that was not built to handle such heavy traffic.
A Close Shave Locally

The New Energy Merchants: A new breed of electricity trader is trying to accelerate the changes to the system over the powerful objections of old-line utilities.
Keeping New York Alight
Lobbying Against Deregulation
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